Ahmad Chalabi Still Wants To Lead Iraq

By: Friday July 11, 2014 8:22 am

Call in the clowns. If the disgraced so-called “journalists” who peddled Ahmad Chalabi’s lies are still allowed in the debate over the future of Iraq, why not Chalabi himself? This is a question Chalabi seems to be asking as he makes yet another attempt at becoming the leader of Iraq. Ahmad Chalabi is most known [...]

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince To Advise Chinese Firms In Africa

By: Monday July 7, 2014 10:25 am

Former Navy SEAL and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has a new security venture. This time he is helping Chinese firms to “take the drama out of Africa” by consulting on how the businesses should establish themselves and operate throughout the continent. Africa has become a major target for Chinese investment to secure access to the [...]

US, Iran, And Russia Fly Over Iraq As Kurdistan Independence Referendum Is Planned

By: Wednesday July 2, 2014 4:54 am

As President Obama alerts Congress that he is sending more US combat troops into Iraq, other countries are flying in. The US has been joined by Iran and Russia in the skies over Iraq as the Maliki government in Baghdad tries to hold on to power. Though the US has confirmed flying drones, the other [...]

Obama Uses War Powers To Send More Troops To Iraq

By: Tuesday July 1, 2014 3:29 am

So about that no ground troops pledge. President Obama has now ordered 200 more US military personnel to Iraq. The disclosure came in a letter to Congress as required under the War Powers Resolution. The troops sent are, according to Obama’s letter, “equipped for combat.” Which is good because they are heading into a war [...]

ISIS Declares Caliphate In Syria And Iraq

By: Monday June 30, 2014 4:40 am

Map shows large stretches of territory in Iraq controlled by ISIS – enabling flood of militants from Syria pic.twitter.com/y2lNyf3rIt — BBC Outside Source (@BBCOS) June 23, 2014 The Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISIS) has renamed itself the “Islamic State” and claims to have established a caliphate in parts of what are still recognized [...]

President Obama Asks For $500 Million To Arm More Terrorists In Syria

By: Friday June 27, 2014 8:29 am

President Barack Obama appears determined to keep Al-Qaeda and ISIS well supplied with weapons. After bypassing a terrorism funding law, Obama sent arms to the weak to non-existent “moderate” Syrian rebels. Not surprisingly, the arms quickly were taken by Al-Qaeda and used for their operations. Yes, President Obama bypassed a rule about arming terrorists and [...]

John Schindler Put On Leave From Naval War College After Sending Nude Photo

By: Tuesday June 24, 2014 8:17 am

John Schindler,  a former NSA analyst who made a name for himself as a leading critic of Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald, has been put on leave by the US Naval War College after it was discovered that he had sent at least one photo of his genitals to a woman he met through social [...]

Kurds Of Iraq Ready For ‘Self-Determination’

By: Tuesday June 24, 2014 5:59 am

One of the unintended beneficiaries of the current crisis in Iraq has been the Kurds of Northern Iraq. With the Shiite dominated government focused on Sunni fighters, the Kurds have already been able to retake historic and oil rich territory such as Kirkuk. And now Iraqi Kurdish President Massoud Barzani has said “The time is [...]

Secretary Kerry Calls Conviction Of Journalists In Egypt ‘Chilling’ As Junta Set To Receive Billion Dollars From US

By: Monday June 23, 2014 9:43 am

John Kerry calls Al Jazeera conviction "a deeply disturbing set-back to Egypt's transition." Full statement: pic.twitter.com/XI8A0G9EEV — Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) June 23, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement on the conviction of Al Jazeera’s journalists in Egypt calling the convictions and sentences “chilling” and “deeply disturbing”, but still plans to try and [...]

Maliki Government Loses Control Of Syrian And Jordanian Borders, Army Facing ‘Psychological Collapse’

By: Monday June 23, 2014 5:57 am

The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate as the central government in Baghdad is reportedly unable to control its borders with Syria and Jordan. Militants now have essentially free passage to enter Iraq exacerbating the unrest and instability that has been sweeping the country since ISIS and local Iraqi Sunnis attacked areas previously controlled by [...]

Iraq Prime Minister Maliki Refuses To Step Down After US Request

By: Friday June 20, 2014 5:53 am

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki has said that he will not resign from office as members of the US government have requested, even if that means the US will not provide military support against ISIS militants. The Iraqi government has already publicly called for US assistance to help stop a major ISIS offensive that is [...]

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